Michał H. Mrożek is a graduate (cum laude) of Georgetown University, Washington D.C., with a joint bachelor and master's degree in international trade & finance. He was a student of Jan Karski's at Georgetown. In 1991, he joined the Washington-based management consulting group of Price Waterhouse. He was later appointed as Manager and subsequently Department Director to the Ministry of Privatization in Warsaw, Poland, managing privatization projects primarily in the SME sector with support from the World Bank, European Union and the EBRD. Mr. Mrożek then joined Bank Handlowy in Warsaw, where he coordinated launching the bank’s first corporate client coverage model.
He ran the Corporate Banking Department, supervising marketing & sales activities of this largest Polish corporate bank (at the time) on its portfolio of strategic clients. Following the merger of Citibank (Poland) with Bank Handlowy, he was appointed Head of Strategic Planning & Corporate Development of the new Bank - Citibank Handlowy, working closely with all business segments and support functions on post-acquisition integration of the two banks. Mr. Mrożek led the initiative of creating an integrated client coverage platform for the 9,000 institutional clients of the Bank in Poland. In 2011, Mr. Mrożek joined the Citibank, N.A. management team in New York, where he was coordinating projects in the areas of international franchise governance, strategic planning and lending. Since December 2014 he is the president of the management board of HSBC Bank Polska in Warsaw. Mr. Mrożek is a recipient of the Bene Merito Honorary Distinction for promoting Poland and strengthening Polish-American relations, awarded to him by the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs in 2013.